Cougars top Mustangs

Cougars top Mustangs

Case Keenum threw for 265 yards with two touchdowns Sunday night, as the Houston Cougars defeated the Southern Methodist Mustangs 38-28.

The Cougars had been favored by 20.5-points in the game, but were unable to cover the spread. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (68.5).

Al Alridge rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries for Houston, while Donnie Avery caught 10 passes for 116 yards with a touchdown.

SMU quarterback Justin Willis threw for 350 yards with three touchdown passes and also ran in for a score, while Zack Sledge caught three passes for 87 yards with two touchdowns.